Nebraska (studio album) by Bruce Springsteen

Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen
Year: 1982
Overall rank: 309th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 885 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1982 (3rd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1980s (38th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (309th)
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Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska - Vinyl LP - 1982
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Bruce Springsteen Nebraska Outtakes Born In The U.S.A. Outtakes 4CD Set
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Bruce Springsteen bestography

Nebraska is ranked 4th best out of 125 albums by Bruce Springsteen on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Bruce Springsteen is Born To Run which is ranked number 68 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 21,438.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 885 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.8/100, a mean average of 78.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.9.

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95/100
From 08/31/2021 23:15
Springsteen channels Dylan for his most bleak and emotionally raw release. I also find it to be head and shoulders above the rest of his albums.
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From 01/25/2021 07:18
Amazing how Bruce decided to followup his biggest hit album by a complete stylistic 180. Works pretty good for this album.
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From 01/16/2021 16:12
Bruce dipping his toe in folk. A quiet, dark effort with a very consistent tone. Its definitely caters towards a certain mood, but an excellent album from the Boss. Worthy of the high praise for sure.
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75/100
From 12/15/2020 20:44
Que √°lbum obscuro!
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From 09/29/2020 11:18
Apparently Springsteen inspired by the classic debut album by Suicide for this dark acoustic classic
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From 05/14/2020 13:35
Not his best. Very dark.
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From 05/10/2020 16:57
The album that made me realize there was more to Springsteen than anthem rock, and moved him into the stratosphere of lyric writing masters.
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From 05/08/2020 18:15
It's Good.
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From 08/24/2019 07:33
I don't often pay attention to lyrics on an album, but here I had to because Springsteen often paints very deep and beautiful lyrics. Nebraska is such a different album from his previous works - it's more intimate, more personal, more darker and atmospheric. I prefer his other classics like Born to Run, Darkness on the Edge of Town, Tunnel of Love, and Born in the USA to this album, but this is essential listening for any fan of the Boss and of rock music.
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From 03/28/2019 15:28
Despite Nebraska commonly being touted as "the Springsteen album for people who don't like Springsteen", this particular Springsteen fan ranks it as his best. It might not be quite as repeat-listenable as Born to Run or Darkness, but it's arguably got Bruce's best songwriting; even more than the E Street Band, even more than his guitar playing, the songwriting is what made Bruce the voice of the latter half American 20th century.
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Best Albums of 1982
1. Thriller by Michael Jackson
2. The Number Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
3. Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen
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5. Pornography by The Cure
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